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self-assured

[ self-uh-shoord ]
/ ˈsɛlf əˈʃʊərd /
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adjective

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Origin of self-assured

First recorded in 1705–15

OTHER WORDS FROM self-assured

self-as·sur·ed·ness [self-uh-shoor-id-nis], /ˈsɛlf əˈʃʊər ɪd nɪs/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for self-assured

self-assured

adjective

confident of one's own worth

Derived forms of self-assured

self-assuredly, adverbself-assuredness, noun
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